Joe Chrastil, the regional organizer for the Industrial Areas Foundation will lead this workshop which will focus on how Research Action Teams (RATS) are developed and function effectively.
Research Action Teams
1. Develop an understanding of community issues through reading and meeting with people engaged in these issues.
2. Build relationships with people who can effect change.
3. Develop a strategies that can result in real solutions to the issues effecting our communities.
This workshop is ideal for anyone who is interested in being a part of MACG's RATS or who is interested in discoveering how MACG and community organizing brings about effective community change.